ST7787 : The Somerset Monument, near Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucs

taken 25 years ago, near to Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Somerset Monument, near Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucs.
The Somerset Monument, near Hawkesbury Upton, South Gloucs.
The Somerset Monument was built by Lewis Vulliamy in 1846 in memory of Robert Edward Henry Somerset. He was a general at the Battle of Waterloo of 1815, and died in 1842. He was a nephew of the Sixth Duke of Beaufort. The tower is approximately 100 feet tall and can be seen from the Tyndale Monument at North Nibley to the north-west. (Reference: "Hawkesbury Conservation Area," South Gloucestershire Council 2008 website: LinkExternal link )
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ST7787, 40 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
June 1993   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 31 August, 2005
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War Memorial   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 77 87 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:35.1541N 2:19.5687W
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